15 August 2014

Regional Focus: United States

Events & opportunities:

Jobs: Immigration Judges, Various locations [info]
- Application deadlines vary, but mainly early September.

11th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference, Washington, DC, 21 October 2014 [info]
- Registration is open.


"'Conditional Admission' and Other Mysteries: Setting the Record Straight on the 'Admission' Status of Refugees and Asylees," New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, vol. 17, no. 1 (Winter 2014) [full-text]

"The Life of a Refugee: Fleeing Forced Labor, Finding Financial Limbo - What It's Like to be a Refugee in America," The Washington Post, 13 Aug. 2014 [text]

The Stalemate over Unaccompanied Minors Holds Far-reaching Implications for Broader U.S. Immigration Debates (Migration Information Source, Aug. 2014) [text]

"The U.S. Asylum Adjudication System: Failure to Protect," Penn Undergraduate Law Journal, vol. 1, no. 1 (Fall 2013) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 73.

Where Refugees to the U.S. Come from (Pew Research Center, July 2014) [text]

Young Migrants May Request Asylum, but It's Hard to Get (NPR, Aug. 2014) [access]


Toolkit for Working with Unaccompanied Children (CLINIC) [access]
- "The following resources provide information about the surge in unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S. border and the common forms of relief available to them."

Withholding-only Proceedings Toolkit (Center for Immigrants’ Rights & Pennsylvania Immigrant Resource Center) [access]
- "This Toolkit aims to provide new practitioners and pro bono attorneys with an overview of withholding-only proceedings. According to the 2013 Statistical Yearbook, the number of withholding-only cases before immigration courts has significantly increased, due in large part to the number of individuals found to have a 'reasonable fear' of persecution or torture in their home countries. ..."

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas, incl. Unaccompanied Minors (6 Aug. 2014)

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